In the area of Insolvency and Restructuring we have gained a wealth of experience on cases of all sizes and across a wide variety of areas. We offer not just legal advice, but also a range of practical recommendations which are essential for the success of the entire process. In this area, we specialise in the following legal services:
Dispute Resolution and Arbitration is a traditional specialisation of HKDW Legal. Our lawyers represent clients at all stages of disputes, during negotiations for the conciliatory settlement of disputes, and at all levels of judicial proceedings and arbitration proceedings. In this area, we specialise in the following:
The partners of HKDW Legal have ruled on disputes as arbitrators. The experience that they have gained is put to use when representing clients as advocates.
The area of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) requires a comprehensive knowledge of all legal skills, not only in the area of commercial law but in other areas as well. Our law office offers legal services in relation to all standard mergers and acquisitions, especially in relation to mergers by acquisition, mergers resulting from the formation of a new company, demergers, and other company reorganisations in relation to the sale of individual assets, shareholding interests, shares, enterprises or their subsidiaries, and leases of enterprises or their subsidiaries. Regardless of which sector our clients’ projects are in, we provide, inter alia, the following services to our clients, on behalf of the seller or the buyer:
Our most significant advantage in this area is our extensive experience in the area of Financial Law.
The services we provide in the area of competition law include:
Our range of experience in the area of competition law is particularly useful in the area of M&A. We also draw on our knowledge of competition law in disputes concerning Intellectual Property Law. In relation to the issues of competition law, our clients value our skills in Settling Disputes and Arbitration and in Administrative Proceedings.
We provide a comprehensive portfolio of services in the area of corporate law, including:
Our experience in this area is particularly valuable with regard to our services in M&A, Financial Law and Property Law.
We provide our clients with advice and support on all types of business transactions including the negotiation, drafting and editing of all kinds of business contracts. We draw upon our unique and extensive experience in handling various types of disputes (Settling Disputes and Arbitration), which allows us to carefully detect potential problem areas during the drafting of contracts and to address them in the contract, and to set up contractual parameters as well as to draw up the specific wording of the contract in order to prevent any future conflicts from arising, which in practice often happens due to an unclear interpretation of the contract. If a conflict does arise between the parties, we ensure that the contract provides clear support for any subsequent lawsuit, arbitration, or dispute.
In the area of real estate law, we provide our clients with a full range of legal services, including:
Our clients will certainly appreciate the quality of our services in the area of real estate when we represent them in Administrative Proceedings.
Intellectual property law and media law are specific legal sectors. We provide legal services to our clients in all areas of these fields, including:
The matter of protection of intellectual property rights overlaps considerably with our specialisations in Competition Law, Settling Disputes and Arbitration and Administrative Proceedings.
We provide consultation to our corporate clients, as well as natural persons in the area of labour law, and in particular:
We provide comprehensive legal consultancy to public and private procuring entities and to bidders for public tenders. One of our partners is a member of the Appeals Division of the Chairman of the Office for the Protection of Competition. In this area we provide the following services:
We provide financial law services to prominent financial institutions and associations. We have wide-ranging experience in the area of mezzanine financing. We also provide legal services in the area of bond financing. We provide the following services for our clients in the area of financial law:
Billions of Czech crowns “have flowed” through the loan structures that we have set up for our clients. Our experience in the area of financial law also plays an important role in the area of M&A and Property Law.
In the area of tax law, we provide our clients with the following services in particular:
We provide our clients with legal services in connection with representation in all types of administrative proceedings, including:
We also have specific experience in water management and energy management.
On a long-term basis, we provide comprehensive legal services in the area of energy law, including construction of energy sources. Areas of our expertise include:
As part of our comprehensive services, we also represent our clients in criminal matters, such as:
We consider it important to note that our firm specialises mainly in criminal matters relating to financial and tax-related offences. This specialised experience allows us to increase our benefit to our clients in other areas as well, particularly in Corporate Law, M&A and Competition Law.